Home Depot Price Match: How To Get It (Plus Bonus Tips)

Home Depot Price Match: How To Get It

You're trying to get the Home Depot Price Match, but not sure where to start.

With that said, the Home Depot price match policy isn't the clearest we've seen so we figured it could use it's own post breaking it down to make things easy.

Not only that but the Home Depot Price Match can actually vary from location to location, but don't worry, we'll give the rundown on how to score the famous Home Depot low price guarantee to help you save big.

Home Depot Price Match Policy

For those unaware, Home Depot price match policy is one of our favorites when compared to other retailers. You can save a whopping 10% with the Home Depot price match so knowing is is totally worth your time with how much it can help you save.

Here's the Home Depot Price Match Policy for in-store purchases:

If you find a lower price on an identical item from any retailer, Home Depot will price match and beat it by 10% all you need to do is bring the ad, printout or photo with you to the register for validation to get your price match.

Here's the Home Depot Price Match Policy for online purchases:

The Home Depot Price Match Guarantee includes the price of the item plus shipping cost. Price Match items must be available from competitor to ship to customer's location. Online purchases are not eligible for the in-store 10% low price guarantee discount.

What is the Home Depot Price Match Policy?

Put simply:

The price match policy is if you find the identical item from a competitor Home Depot's price match will not only match the price but beat it by 10%.

Once I found the price then what?

Bring the ad, printout, or photo with you to the register for validation. They may contact the retailer during validation to confirm the price match (but not always).

What is the Home Depot Price Match Policy Online?

For online purchases here's what you need to know:

If you've found the identical item somewhere else for cheaper, you can still get the Home Depot price match online.

Keep in mind however, they do factor in shipping when figuring out the price match and if you are price matching from an Amazon price it will have to be shipped and sold from Amazon.

Not only that but if the site is out of stock, or the site shows that the item is unable to ship you won't be able to get the Home Depot price match. The item must be available and ready to ship from the competitors website to get the Home Depot price match online.

The bad part about Home Depot Online Price Match Policy:

Not only is it a little more work figuring out the shipping of the item, but also when price matching online at Home Depot, keep in mind the 10% additional is not valid with online price matching.

How to price match online at Home Depot:

You have two options you can either call Home Depot at 1-800-430-3376 or visit their website and start a live chat to get the price match.

Does Home Depot Price Match Amazon?

For online purchases yes, Home Depot will price match Amazon, as long as the item you're looking to price match with Home Depot from Amazon is being sold by Amazon (can't be 3rd party seller).

Keep in mind for in-store purchases, it is up to the discretion of the store manager whether to accept a price match with Amazon.

As long as you have an item that's being sold by Amazon, I would totally give it a try. Reason being is there are a lot of really great managers who will allow the price match (as they should) and when you have a store where you have a successful price match, keep going to them.

What is the Home Depot Lowest Price Guaranteed?

Pretty much any price you find an item for, they'll beat by 10%.

Here's the fineprint- when making a purchase if you find an item that's identical to the one you're buying and it's in stock at a local retailer and can be shipped Home Depot will match the price and beat it by 10% making it the lowest price guarantee.

When shopping online, the price of the item you're buying plus shipping has to be lower than the Home Depot price (also must be able to ship) to get the 10% off price match guarantee.

For in-store purchases just print out the ad, or a photo and bring it to the register for validation to get the Home Depot price match guarantee.

What items are excluded from Home Depot Price Match?

  • Custom/special order products
  • Volume/wholesale discount pricing
  • Items from third party site or discount site
  • Bid and auction sites
  • Open-box
  • Reconditioned
  • Refurbished items
  • Previously discounted items
  • Competitor pricing for services & labor
  • Sales tax is excluded
  • Rebates
  • Free offers
  • Bundles and one time only offers
  • Misprints of ads
  • Pricing from membership-based stores (Costco, Sam's Club)
  • Price matching on financed terms

Can you stack a coupon with price match at Home Depot?

No you can't use a coupon when price matching at Home Depot.

Can you price match on Black Friday at Home Depot?

Yes you can.

Home Depot will price match on Black Friday and they'll beat the price by 10% thanks to the lowest price guarantee.

This is actually one of the best things about the Home Depot price match policy that we just love, it can make for some huge savings on the biggest shopping day of the year.

That means if you see an item at a competitor at a great price on Black Friday you can head over to Home Depot and save another 10% off that item for huge savings.

Bonus Home Depot Shopping Tips

  • Have an item that went on sale after you purchased it? Home Depot price protection 30 days pretty much works by offering you price protection for 30 days where if the item you already purchased goes on sale, you can bring the receipt and the store will refund the difference.
  • See if your store accepts competitor coupons, some actually will. Bring a Lowes coupon to your store and see if they'll accept it, some will.
  • Don't waste your time with clerks - keep in mind, when discussing the policy you're better off going with a manager and explaining the policy to them. Will save you time in the end.

Read Next: Amazon Price Match Policy: How To Price Match on Amazon.com

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